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Schönau Goldschmiedemeister, Hamburg

Photo(s) by monsieur ADRIEN. Imported from Flickr on Jun 7, 2020.
    Schönau Goldschmiedemeister, Hamburg
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    Shop front of Rudolf Schönau, master goldsmith in Hamburg-Harburg, documented by Monsieur Adrien in June 2020.

    The script is Forelle Auszeichnung, the bold weight of a typeface designed by Erich Mollowitz and issued in 1936. Forelle was the name used by C.E. Weber. The local foundry of Trennert in Hamburg-Altona carried the same design under the name Rheingold. Here it is used with a golden contour and paired with caps from Futura.

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    1 Comment on “Schönau Goldschmiedemeister, Hamburg”

    1. Fun trivia: Weber’s specimen for Forelle Auszeichnung includes the lines Wertbeständiger Schmuck / Goldschmiedewerkstatt Zerrath (“Jewelry of lasting value / goldsmith workshop Zerrath”).

      From Klingspor Museum’s pdf about Erich Mollowitz.

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